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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, October 12, 2012 at 7:18:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 07:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 35' South, Longitude: 67° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.88 meters/second, 1655.6 km/hour, 1028.7 miles/hour or 893.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.2"1028.67 miWest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 miSouth1028.66 mi
24 hours0° 03' 36.6"4.13 miWest0° 22' 25.8"25.69 miSouth26.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 07:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 17' North, Longitude: 25° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.39 meters/second, 1610.6 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.68 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miSouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 25.7"1000.66 miWest0° 12' 00.7"13.76 miSouth1000.89 mi
24 hours11° 58' 56.5"826.52 miEast4° 56' 37.0"339.67 miSouth895.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 1:18 PM585 km363 miles316 nmEast E
Addu CityFri 12:18 PM1014 km630 miles548 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaFri 11:18 AM1331 km827 miles719 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleFri 12:18 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisFri 11:18 AM1736 km1079 miles937 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisFri 11:18 AM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:48 PM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 12:48 PM2140 km1329 miles1155 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:48 PM2140 km1330 miles1156 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 12:48 PM2288 km1422 miles1236 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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